Oklahoma City-County Health Department | (405) 427-8651
At Palomar, we have public health nurses from the OKC-County Health Department that can provide services to our clients when needed during regular business hours. The services provided are sexual health screenings, child and adult immunizations, and Family Planning Services (initial and annual well woman exams, birth control options, pregnancy testing and more).
Visit OCCA’s website to see a list of medical and dental clinics in Oklahoma.
YWCA OKC | (405) 948-1770
At Palomar, we are proud to partner with the YWCA to provide SANE and DVNE exams to victims when needed during regular business hours. SANEs and DVNEs are nurses with specialized education in providing forensic care for patients who have experienced sexual assault or abuse. They are skilled in taking patient histories, assessing and treating trauma response and injury, collecting and managing evidence, providing the emotional and social support needed during a post-trauma evaluation and examination, documenting injury, and providing testimony required to compel such cases through the legal system. Please call the YWCA if you are in need of this service. It’s completely free.
Strangulation is a very serious and potentially lethal form of abuse. People might not be aware that internal injuries have occurred and may ignore symptoms directly caused by being strangled. It is important to note that symptoms might not be present initially. If you have experienced strangulation, see this information.
- In Oklahoma City, 68% of victims on-scene of domestics reported being strangled (OCPD, LAP 2015).
- If your partner has strangled you in the past, your risk of being killed is 750x higher.
- Strangulation is one of the most lethal forms of partner violence, as unconsciousness may occur within seconds and death within minutes (Strangulation Institute, 2016).
- If you’ve been strangled, please seek immediate medical attention at your local hospital.
YWCA OKC | (405) 948-1770
The YWCA provides numerous domestic violence and sexual assault services. At Palomar, YWCA staff is available to provide victim advocacy and crisis intervention. Additionally, they can provide individual trauma counseling, domestic violence support groups, and trauma focused parenting support groups.
Oklahoma City Indian Clinic | (405) 948-4900
At Palomar, the OKCIC serves as a liaison for Tribal/American Indian services and resources and can assist with linkage to services at their clinic. Additionally, OKCIC can provide trauma focused therapy, EMDR and case management to clients of Palomar who are in need of their services. At their main location, they also can provide:
- Wellness Center
- Behavioral Health
- Public Health
- Physical Therapy
Northcare | (405) 858-2700
Northcare is a Community Mental Health Center that provides the following Mental & Behavioral Health Services: adult trauma services, adult and children’s counseling, psychiatric care, and family therapy services. At Palomar, Northcare will provide on-call services to Palomar clients when needed for crisis intervention, therapy and trauma groups.
Oklahoma Department of Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services | (405) 248-9200
Information on other mental & substance abuse providers.
Sunbeam Family Services | (405) 528-7721
Provides early childhood, foster care, counseling, and senior services.
Oklahoma County Crisis Intervention Center | 405-942-2300
Safeline | 1-800-522-SAFE (7233)
Suicide Prevention Lifeline | 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
Veterans Crisis Line | 1-800-273-8255 (press 1)